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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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Cray supercomputer taps AMD 16-core processor

The University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications will use a Cray supercomputer for the National Science Foundation's Blue Waters project. That computer will incorporate AMD's new 16-core processor.

By November 14, 2011

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Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers.

By June 17, 2013

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With Blue Waters, supercomputing goes national

In March, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications unveiled Blue Waters. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out our new national supercomputer.

By July 4, 2013

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Former supercomputer king Roadrunner to shut down today

Created to monitor the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, the IBM supercomputer was the first to break the petaflop barrier.

By March 31, 2013

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Cray taps Nvidia chips for large supercomputer

Company will use Nvidia GPUs in its largest supercomputers, employing a back-to-the-future technology that played a role in the earliest supercomputers.

By September 21, 2010

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Titan steals No. 1 spot on Top500 supercomputer list

The machine, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, bumps the IBM-based Sequoia system down a notch with its performance of 17.59 petaflops per second.

By November 12, 2012

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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second.

By October 29, 2012

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Nvidia's ARM chips power supercomputer

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center will deploy the first ARM-based CPU/GPU hybrid supercomputer based on Nvidia chips. Nvidia also announces a joint supercomputer deployment with Cray.

By November 14, 2011